Re: Quarry dewatering - references

From: maison.mousse (
Date: 10/11/04

Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 14:37:50 +0200

patrick laffly a écrit dans le message
>Dear all
>I am preparing environmental impact assessment for a limestone quarry.
>I need to investigate the impact of dewatering upon the surrounding
>environment (lakes, wetland). Do any of you know of good references
>(Books, papers, even websites) that I could look at for this subject?
>Many thanks

When I see questions like yours the first thing that comes to mind is why
are you doing the project. You need someone trained in hydrogeology. That
aside you may want to get some back ground by ordering "Applied
Hydrogeology" by
Dr. Fetter. You can get a idea of what is going on by going

This is related 04/discussion/walton.htm

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